World Cup 2018 Qualifier: Malta 0-4 England

When reading the score line, you would automatically assume that It was easy going for England but that was far from it. The Three Lions were sluggish and for most of the match, failed to unlock the Maltese defence. At times, it almost as if we were all watching a repeat performance of when England…

EPL – Can Chelsea break the record?

Tonight’s English Premier League clash between Tottenham and Chelsea could be regarded as the biggest match in the title race so far. With Liverpool dropping points away to Sunderland, Chelsea could go 8 points clear with victory at White Hart Lane which would mean they would break the record of consecutive victories in a season….

Chinese Invasion – Is European Football under threat by China?

For many years, the English Premier League has been labelled as the best league in the world for its competitiveness and ability to attract the best players. Now it seems a new league has started to take over the footballing world in the form of the Chinese Super League.  I remember the days when Roman…

English Premier League – Chelsea’s winning run continues 

Chelsea extending their Premier League winning streak to 11 games in a row with a hard fought 1-0 win away to Crystal Palace in foggy conditions at Selhurst Park.  Chelsea, in their changed kit of white, made two changes to the team that started against Sunderland midweek, with Willian and Fabregas being replaced with Hazard…

World Cup Qualifier: England 3-0 Scotland 

England hosted Scotland at Wembley for their World Cup Qualifier. It was always going to be a heated affair with tackles flying in all over the park. Both managers had their jobs on the line, for Gordon Strachan, a potential sacking and for Gareth Southgate, the job becoming permanent.  Scotland settled in the quicker with…

UEFA Champions League Preview – Manchester City vs Barcelona 

A fortnight ago, Manchester City were thumped 4-0 at the Nou Camp by the Catalan Giants. Tonight is the return fixture and I’m expecting City to give Barcelona a few problems. The Spanish team are without key players such a Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique and Andres Iniesta and Manchester City should look to capitalise on…

Premier League Preview of 3pm Kick Offs 

Man United vs Burnley  Man United will be on a high after knocking out rivals Man City and I expect Mourinho to not make too manages to the starting eleven. Burnley are currently sitting three points above the relegation zone and I can see them slipping into it after this game. I’m going for a…

EFL Cup Results

Here are the results from last nights EFL Cup Games Arsenal 2-0 Reading  Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham Newcastle 6-0 Preston Bristol City 1-2 Hull Leeds 2-2 Norwich (AET – Leeds won on Penalties)  Tonight’s games: West Ham vs Chelsea Southampton vs Sunderland  Manchester United vs Manchester City  The draw for the quarter finals will be done…

Premier League Preview: Bournemouth vs Tottenham

Tottenham travel to the Vitality Stadium to face Bournemouth in this weeks’ early kick off in the Premier League. After gaining a valuable point thanks to some fine saves from Hugo Lloris during their midweek Champions League game against Bayern Leverkusen, Spurs will hope to bounce back with a good performance against Bournemouth. A win…

UEFA Champions League Results

Here are the UEFA Champions League results from this weeks’ group games: Arsenal 6-0 Ludogorets Barcelona 4-0 Manchester City 4-0 Bayern Munich 4-1 PSV Celtic 0-2 Borussia Monchengladbach Dynamo Kyiv 0-2 Benfica FK Rostov 0-1 Atletico Madrid Napoli 2-3 Besiktas PSG 3-0 Basel Club Brugge 1-2 FC Porto CSKA Moscow 1-1 Monaco Dinamo Zagreb 0-1…

Preview: Championship Fixtures played on 18/10/2016

Here is a preview of the midweek Championship fixtures for tonight. Barnsley vs Newcastle: Newcastle have been one of the in form teams in the Championship. Barnsley have won 1 of their last 6 Championship fixtures. Surely an away win? Birmingham vs Rotherham: Rotherham have lost their last five Championship matches and haven’t picked up…

Preview: Liverpool vs Manchester United 

One of the biggest and longest running derbies in the top flight of English football. Liverpool and Manchester United have dominated English football and European football for many years. Their history, fan bases and stadium capacities say it all…..they truly are the biggest clubs in English football. This time round, it’s Klopp vs Mourinho, two…